Like professional baseball, provocative literature, and laws concerning the legal drinking age of wizards, global economics provides a rich source of debate and discussion. Expand your knowledge of important matters with today's Groupon: for $90, you get one professional ticket to the Wharton India Economic Forum (a $150 value), presented by the Wharton School at the Hyatt at the Bellevue on Friday, April 22, from 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
An annual congregation hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) brings together economic leaders, professionals, academics, faculty, and students to address and discuss India’s domestic and international economy. This year's conference, whose theme is India: Gaining Momentum, features an assortment of prominent econominds addressing topics central to India’s economic fitness.
Keynote speakers include Robert Blake, assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian affairs; Vinod Dham who is widely regard as the father of the Pentium chip; and Varun Gandhi, member of parliament, Lok Sabha. Other speakers include Bunty Bohra, CEO of Goldman Sachs India and Anoop Prakash, managing director of Harley-Davidson India. The agenda also includes invaluable panels and more than 20 additional speakers, and this Groupon includes a complimentary lunch to keep stomachs from hosting their own discussions about the local demand for pepperoni pizza.
Now in its 15th year, the WIEF has drawn major multimedia coverage from Bloomberg, NDTV, and major publications. The conference maintains a reputation for attracting industry-leading speakers and nearly 800 attendees annually, providing an excellent environment in which guests can learn, network, and memorize impressive facts for casual dropping at dinner parties and Federal Reserve softball games.